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Community steps up to donate, install much-needed new beds at VIMHS houses

September 11th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter | fundraising | news & views | people first media - (Comments Off on Community steps up to donate, install much-needed new beds at VIMHS houses)

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picture 762pfr-banner-post-1Members of the Rotary Club of Nanaimo, along with Sleep Country Canada and individual donors, have made a tremendous difference in the lives of Vancouver Island Mental Health residents

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Family Fun Dayz at McNab’s Corn Maze is cancelled

October 21st, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in fundraising | news & views - (Comments Off on Family Fun Dayz at McNab’s Corn Maze is cancelled)

Family Fun Dayz at McNab’s Corn Maze, originally planned for Saturday October 22nd, has been cancelled due to excessive rain and ongoing storms. The event vendors were not able to access the area to setup. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. We will reschedule and appreciate your ongoing support!  — Vancouver Island Mental Health Society

Takes a Dollar profiles and promotes the work of Vancouver Island Mental Health Society

August 3rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in fundraising - (Comments Off on Takes a Dollar profiles and promotes the work of Vancouver Island Mental Health Society)

Takes A Dollar is an annual fundraiser founded on the idea that if every person in Nanaimo gave just one dollar, almost $100,000 could be raised for local charities. These funds could have a tremendous impact in the local community. The organizers aim to spread awareness about the issues in the city that often may be getting overlooked.

Wes Richardson, Andrew de Groot, and Christian Wigmore visited Vancouver Island Mental Health Society to create an awareness video about our work. They’ve also selected VIMHS as one of their supported charities this year! Thanks, guys!

United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island makes generous contribution

June 23rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in events | fundraising | news & views - (Comments Off on United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island makes generous contribution)

united way_june_21_2016Representatives of United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island attended the recent Vancouver Island Mental Health Society annual meeting to present a cheque for $9,500

Give the Gift of Stability, Healing, and Hope this Giving Tuesday.

December 1st, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in fundraising - (Comments Off on Give the Gift of Stability, Healing, and Hope this Giving Tuesday.)

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving.
After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non profits. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, GivingTuesday is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back.

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Support Vancouver Island Mental Health education with your daily votes at AVIVA community fund

October 7th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in fundraising - (Comments Off on Support Vancouver Island Mental Health education with your daily votes at AVIVA community fund)

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We want to share our stigma-busting, awareness-enhancing messages about mental health issues in audio (radio, podcasts, online streaming), video (online video segments, local community TV broadcasts), and social media (tweets, links, imagery). Vote here.